Live cattle prices jumped 45 cents on Thursday to hit $140.43, bringing the 27-day average price to $132.46. Feeder cattle prices also saw an increase from $194.25 on Wednesday to $195.55 on Thursday. The $1.30 increase brought the 27-day average price to $188.41.
Lean hog prices dipped on Thursday, falling 58 cents to $66.45, bringing the 27-day average to $70.92.
Corn dropped three cents to $3.78, while wheat saw a four-cent decrease to $4.91.